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The d_path function in Linux kernel 2.2.20 and earlier, and 2.4.18 and earlier, truncates long pathnames without generating an error, which could allow local users to force programs to perform inappropriate operations on the wrong directories.
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Date Entry Created
20020607 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20020611)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Cole, Foat, Frech
NOOP(3) Armstrong, Cox, Wall
REVIEWING(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 CHANGE> [Cox changed vote from REVIEWING to ACCEPT]
 CHANGE> [Cox changed vote from ACCEPT to NOOP]
 Christey> Need to investigate this more... is it the responsibility
   of the kernel to address this, or the application

Proposed (Legacy)
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